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Apple Acquired AR/VR HMD Startup Vrvana For $30 Million

By Asif Khan, Nov 21, 2017 11:00pm PST

News broke this evening that Apple has acquired the Mixed Reality HMD startup.


"How about you make the headset solid white, then black out the person wearing it, then have them ..."

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Logitech to Acquire Console Headset Maker Astro Gaming

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2017 4:15pm PDT

The deal is for $85 million in cash and should be completed in August.


"Please don't fuck this up. Logitech headphones are just average. They need to make sure that ..."

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Akiba's Trip anime series announced for January 2017 broadcast

By Daniel Perez, Sep 16, 2016 7:35am PDT

Prepare for a trip to Akihabara you soon won't forget.


No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either brings free-to-play Badman to Vita today

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 9:15am PDT

Badman, the anti-hero protagonist of the PSP games What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord?! and its sequels, is heading to Vita today. Called "No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either!," the game strays from the original premise quite a bit. Apparently, it's a match-3 puzzle gam...


Clothes-ripping action-RPG Akiba's Trip coming to PS3 and Vita

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 05, 2014 10:30am PST

Kill emotional vampires stalking the nerd heart of Tokyo by ripping their clothes off: that's the basic premise of Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed, which publisher Xseed has announced it's bringing over to North America. It's an action-RPG developed for PS3 and Vita by Acqu...


"This looks like stuff you'd see in Macross...only with more clothes ripping."

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Badman coming to Vita as free-to-play

By Steve Watts, Sep 18, 2013 10:00am PDT

Badman, star of What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord?! and its sequels, is getting a free-to-play Vita game in Japan.


Clan of Champions Xbox 360 edition scrapped

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 21, 2012 6:00am PDT

The Xbox 360 edition of Acquire's Clan of Champions won't be coming to North America after all, publisher NIS announced. On the bright side, the Tenchu developer's "hardcore multiplayer action game" has been confirmed for PSN this summer, hitting Steam "later this year."


Way of the Samurai 4 coming to PSN

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 3:45pm PDT

Way of the Samurai 4, released last year in Japan and otherwise unmentioned for a US release, will hit PlayStation Network this summer. It will be published by XSEED Games.


"I have only played a bit of the first one and I liked it; I will keep my eyes on this one."

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Shenmue lead programmer reveals Vita rhythm game

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2012 4:30pm PDT

The lead programmer behind Shenmue founded a studio in 2010, and has announced its first big project: a music game with strategy elements for the PlayStation Vita, titled Orgarhythm.


Sumioni: Demon Arts announced for PS VIta

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2012 11:00am PST

Acquire and XSEED announced Sumioni: Demon Arts today, an action-platformer that uses the painterly Japanese art style to navigate past obstacles.


Tenchu dev's Clan of Champions announced

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2011 6:15am PDT

Way of the Samurai and Tenchu dev Acquire's "hardcore multiplayer action game" is coming to North America and Europe in Spring 2012.


"Sounds a lot like Vinductus, though hopefully this game have more variety in missions and ..."

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